Jail Time

A Day in Jail for DUI is At Least 8 Hours

The minimum sentence for an Arizona Misdemeanor DUI is 1 actual day in jail.  Years ago, 1 day meant 24 hours but the legislature changed it to simply say “1 day” and not “24 hours”.  Depending on the county 1 day could be much less than 24 hours. For example, in Maricopa County currently if… Read more

Is there any way to avoid jail time in Arizona for misdemeanor DUI?

7/1/16  Is there any way to avoid jail time in Arizona for misdemeanor DUI? My name is Gordon Thompson, and that is the topic of this podcast. If you’ve been charged with DUI or another criminal offense, getting help from an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer is one of the best things you can do for… Read more